Deputies shoot man with pepper spray and beanbags in tractor standoff

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A man armed himself with a steak knife and locked himself inside a large tractor. (KFSN)

An odd and dramatic scene just played out in Southwest Fresno where a man armed himself with a steak knife and locked himself inside a large tractor.

The suspect refused numerous commands to come out of the tractor. He reportedly had just had an argument with a landlord. After about 20 minutes, Fresno County Sheriff's deputies approached the tractor, broke a window and pepper sprayed the man. He still would not come out so deputies then used bean bags which were also ineffective.

Police then were able to get the door open and pulled him into custody. The suspect was not injured and still has not said a word to deputies.
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